Dr. Sanga is currently the Director of the UNESCO Multisectoral Regional Office for West Africa-Sahel leading the implementation of the Organization’s mandate of building peace in the mind of men and women through education, sciences, culture, communication and information. Prior to UNESCO, he served as Director of the Sub-regional Office for West Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). In these capacities and formerly, he closely worked with the main regional economic communities (RECs), intergovernmental bodies, the private sector, and civil society organizations to foster economic and social development of West African member States towards regional integration. Before joining West Africa, he served the Commission as Director of the African Centre for Statistics. Prior to joining the United Nations, he was Senior Economic Statistician at Statistics Canada occupying several posts in areas such as price statistics, national accounts and household surveys undertaking and analysis. He was also part time Professor of economics, econometrics, and statistics in a number of Canadian universities namely Laval, Sherbrooke and Ottawa. He has substantively published in refereed journals with special interest in index number theory and practices. An elected member of the International Statistical Institute, he currently serves on the Editorial Board of the African Statistical Journal. He holds a Ph.D. in economics, master’s in economics, and a bachelor’s in engineering from Laval University in Quebec, Canada.
Quelques publications dans les revues scientifiques
SANGA, D. and M. SEBEGO, « Structural Transformation of Economies of the Economic
Community of West African States: An Empirical Analysis », Journal of Business and Economic
Development, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 138-156, August 2020.
SANGA, D. et M. SEBEGO, « Croissance économique dans la zone de la Communauté
économique des États de l’Afrique de l’Ouest : soutenabilité, durabilité et inclusivité », Afrique et
Développement, Vol. XLIII, No. 2, pp. 1-34, May 2018.
SANGA, D., « The Challenges of the Narrative of African Economies’ Transformation », Journal
of African Transformation, Vol. 2, Nos 1&2, pp. 57-80, May 2017.
SANGA, D., B. DOSSO, and S. GUI-DIBY, «Tracking Progress towards Statistical Capacity
Building Efforts: The African Statistical Development Index», International Statistical Review,
Vol. 73, Issue 3, pp. 303-329, December 2011.
SANGA, D., «The Challenges of Monitoring and Reporting on the Millennium Development
Goals in Africa by 2015 and Beyond», The African Statistical Journal, Vol. 12, May 2011.
Projet en cours
Effects of the Quality of Public Policies and Institutions on Labour Productivity in ECOWAS
Quelques articles dans les médias
Les réserves de biosphère : outils au service des objectifs de développement durable
Transformation structurelle des économies africaines
Fermeture des écoles suite à la COVID
Les industries culturelles et créatives en Afrique
La Zone de Libre Échange Continentale